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Precision Measurement Articles and White Papers

Since 1939, our precision measurement team has compiled a wealth of knowledge about subjects within the precision measurement industry. Take a look at some of our latest articles.

One of the questions we get most often is “how frequently should I calibrate my equipment?” Unfortunately, this is something that we cannot answer for you, as it is a decision that must be made considering a number of factors. Check out this article to learn more about determining calibration…

Environmental testing is critical in ensuring your product performs under real world conditions Environmental testing is the exposure of a specimen to environmental conditions that may affect its function or life. These conditions include temperature, humidity, precipitation, corrosive elements, ice, frost, and condensation. Exposing your product to these conditions helps…

When making the decision to use external inspection services or purchase inspection equipment, there are a number of expenses to consider. We want to help you walk through the process so you can make an informed decision. Purchasing New Equipment for Inspection When deciding to buy equipment, there are many…

Mistakes to Avoid: Thread Gages While thread gages are some of the most commonly used inspection instruments in manufacturing, they can be confusing and intimidating to those who are not familiar with their design. Small mistakes can have large ramifications such as incorrect judgements or frequent need for gage replacements.…

If the number wasn’t important you wouldn’t take the measurement, right? Manufacturers around the world invest tremendous resources into their metrology programs to inspect parts and products for quality assurance and insight into their process. Despite this immense volume of data, time-consuming and error-prone manual entry is still common practice.…

The need to get information around an obstacle has been ever-present in our lives. Think about times of trying to have a private conversation with your high school sweetheart away from your nosey siblings, only to be shackled by a corded phone. At some point, a person was so desperate…

Choosing the right scale Choosing a scale seems like a simple task: just make sure the scale can hold what you usually weigh and the display shows the right number of digits. In reality, there is a little more you need to know to choose the best scale for your…

Since the passage of SQ788, the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the state of Oklahoma has exploded, with over 1500 licenses for them approved by the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority to date. All dispensaries are required by the State Weights and Measures program to be using a NTEP-approved scale…

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J.A. King is Now Part of Cross Company!

Still offering the same world class customer service since 1939, J.A. King is now a part of the Cross Company family. This means our customers have even more support as our capability continues to grow. As always, reach out to our team if you have any questions, and take a look at all we now have to offer! Interested in a quote?